Day: June 6, 2007

The LA Times “Scotter – Jail” Article


Libby gets prison, Bush may face dilemma
Ex-Cheney aide gets 21/2-year sentence in probe of a former CIA operative’s outing. Pressure for a pardon may hit president soon.
By Richard B. Schmitt
Times Staff Writer

June 6, 2007

WASHINGTON — Former vice presidential aide I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby faces the prospect of becoming the first high-level White House official to go to prison since the Nixon administration, after a federal judge sentenced him Tuesday to serve 2 1/2 years for perjury and obstruction of justice.